Tag Archives: Boating Industry

At the Helm: Happy New Year indeed!

By David Gee “Every new beginning comes from some other beginning’s end.”  That quote is attributed to Lucius Annaeus Seneca, an early 1st Century Italian philosopher, statesman, dramatist, and tutor to the fifth Roman emperor Niro. And if that doesn’t ring a bell, perhaps you recognize the line from the end of the 1998 hit song “Closing Time,” by Minneapolis ...

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Expect the Unexpected

Bill Yeargin Correct Craft CEO

By Bill Yeargin Despite many of us having an inclination toward hindsight bias, which is believing we saw things coming when we actually didn’t, I haven’t spoken to one person who claims to have predicted the events of 2020. We have lived through a pandemic, social unrest, an economy that is struggling and a crazy election; as I have often ...

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Boating Industry ELEVATE SUMMIT 2020 launching soon

Boating Industry ELEVATE logo

ELEVATE SUMMIT is where top marine industry visionaries and emerging leaders convene over strategic content to connect, collaborate, cultivate and celebrate. And hundreds of people from across the industry are already registered to attend the free, one-day, virtual event taking place on Tuesday, November 17, beginning at 8:30 am CST. “We have a full day of compelling content, proprietary industry ...

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Boating Industry names 2020 Mover & Shaker of the Year

Boating Industry 2020 Mover & Shakerof the Year

Boating Industry is pleased and proud to announce the 10th annual Mover & Shaker of the Year Award goes to David Foulkes, CEO of Brunswick Corporation. “This has been an extraordinary year, in every respect, for the world, our country, and certainly the recreational boating industry,” stated David Gee, editor-in-chief, Boating Industry. “Our 2020 Mover & Shaker of the Year turned ...

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Top 100 application deadline approaching

Boating Industry Top 100 logo

This is the last week to apply for the 2020 Boating Industry Top 100, recognizing the best boat dealers in North America. Applications are due Sep. 21, 2020. Find more information about the program on the Top 100 page. Remember, this year there are two applications: the full in-depth application and the new streamlined application designed to save you time while applying. For ...

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Last call for 2020 Movers & Shakers nominations

Tomorrow, Friday, Sep. 4, 2020, is the final day to submit nominations for the 2020 Movers & Shakers. The Movers & Shakers program recognizes leaders who haven’t been afraid to take chances, to rethink the way they do business, to embrace the challenges facing the marine industry head on. Nominees can be from and company, group or organization that does ...

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Boating Industry and Kenect host sales leads webinar

On Wednesday, September 9, from 2:00 - 3:00 pm eastern , Boating Industry is hosting a webinar, "How to get 4x the leads from your current website with texting (seriously)." In this special webinar with Kenect and experts from Boating Industry, we’ll discuss specific ways you can quadruple (or more) the number of leads you’re getting from your website. And probably ...

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Transparency means a lot

By Adam Quandt Being upfront and open as possible on all fronts can go a long way. This has always been true for both personal and professional situations. However, the need for as much transparency as possible has only been amplified with the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. From new procedures at the dealership — cleaning, sales appointments, delivery, etc. — to ...

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Elevate Virtual-First is live

Elevate launches Virtual-First

The second annual Boating Industry Elevate Summit in Atlanta is still a ways off, but the virtual component of Elevate is now live, providing a new engagement opportunity for marine industry leaders across the nation. Registering gives you access to exclusive content and presentations as well as the ability to connect and network with other recreational boating community members. In ...

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